How you need to look

Steep mountain trail curls through the forest
in an unrelenting ribbon of rock and clay;
I go forward, slowly, muscles burning on the climb;
when I remember to look up, I see the also unrelenting beauty
but some times demand that I keep my head down, focusing on the small,
on the step by step by step by step

– For Betsy and Stacy

© Meisaan Chan

About Meisaan Chan

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